Executive Development 2019
The DAC invites senior industry representatives to an Executive Development seminar led by one of South Africa’s leading automotive experts, Professor Justin Barnes. This 1,5 day seminar focuses on the key technologies shaping the automotive sector specifically and the strategic tools that can support strategy development in the face of uncertainty.
Team Leader Training: Upskilling for Operators’ Productivity
Empowered and motivated teams increase manufacturing productivity. Operators skilled in understanding the importance of problem-solving and implementing continuous improvement projects are able to evoke positive change in their work environments. The Durban Automotive Cluster’s (DAC) Team Leader Training Programme aims to empower team leaders and supervisors on the shop floor to understand the critical role they play in the organisation and equip them with the knowledge and practical experience to drive continuous improvement in their workspace.
DAC: Improve your B-BBEE Score
03 Dec 2019
To support the transformation and growth of the local automotive industry, the DAC has, over the last two quarters, delivered a series of workshops (as part of our Level Four Accelerator) aimed at supporting the attainment of improved B-BBEE scores amongst members and their continued access to
Level Four Accelerator Working Group
The Durban Automotive Cluster (DAC) aims to support the competitiveness, growth and sustainability of our members. As such, given the requirement by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) that incentives will be available only to firms with a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) score of minimum Level Four from 1 January 2021, the DAC is delivering a ‘Level Four Accelerator’ Working Group.
DAC Quality Management Mentorship Initiative
The costs associated with poor quality contribute significantly to a firm’s waste costs and inhibit greater competitiveness and localisation. In line with the DAC strategy to advance the competitiveness of supplier operations to assist firms with quality management and competitiveness improvement, the cluster is making an application to Senior Experten Service (SES), Germany’s leading volunteering organisation for retired experts, to strengthen process discipline around quality management and to support firms with the attainment of quality certifications.